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TMCNet:  Big Data Analytics Powered by Revolution Analytics Now Available on AWS Marketplace

[February 10, 2014]

Big Data Analytics Powered by Revolution Analytics Now Available on AWS Marketplace

SEATTLE --(Business Wire)--

Revolution Analytics, the only commercial provider of open source R software, today announced the availability of Revolution R Enterprise 7 (RRE 7) on Amazon Web Services (News - Alert) (AWS) via the AWS Marketplace. RRE 7 is the industry's only Big Data Big Analytics platform powered by R, the standard for modern analytics. Now, customers will have on-demand access to high-performance predictive analytics to accelerate growth, optimize operations, and expedite data insight and discovery from any place at any time. RRE 7 on AWS Marketplace includes extended support for Linux and Windows users.

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"The cloud is rapidly becoming an integral part of every CTO's infrastructure strategy," said Greg Todd, CTO, Revolution (News - Alert) Analytics. "Revolution R Enterprise 7 on the AWS Marketplace provides the high-performance Big Data capabilities and ease of access to support modern IT needs."

Through the AWS Marketplace, uses can run computations on data sets up to 1 terabyte on cloud-based Windows and Linux multi-CPU instances from 2 to 32 vCPUs (virtual CPUs), accessing data stored in Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) and Amazon Relational Data Service (RDS). Utility pricing for both versions starts at $1.25 per core per hour with no long-term commitments. RRE 7 users can register for support on a monitored forum.

The Windows version of RRE 7 is accessed with Windows Remote Desktop and includes an IDE for R developers (Revolution R Enterprise DevelopR). The Linux version of RRE 7 is available through a browser and the IDE for R developers is RStudio Server Pro.

"We are pleased to partner with Revolution Analytics to connect RStudio Server Pro with Revolution R Enterprise," said JJ Allaire, founder and CEO, RStudio. "The web-based interface of RStudio Server was designed for the cloud, and makes it easy for data scientists to use R from anywhere."

RRE 7 features a unique "write once deploy anywhere" functionality that enables data analysts and IT teams to write code once and deploy it anywhere in a variety of data management platforms, enterprise data warehouses, grids, clusters, servers and workstations without re-engineering costs. It is the only Big Data Big Analytics platform to include a library of Big Data-ready algorithms that run inside the Cloudera and Hortonworks Hadoop platforms and in Teradata (News - Alert) databases, with the highest possible performance.

A 14-day free trial is available with no software charge, though standard AWS cloud usage charges apply. To learn more about RRE 7 on AWS Marketplace, please visit Revolution Analytics will be at Strata Santa Clara at booth #610.

About Revolution Analytics

Revolution Analytics, with its Revolution R Enterprise (RRE) software, is the innovative leader in Big Data Big Analytics. RRE is powered by the R language, the de facto standard for what Gartner (News - Alert) describes as Modern Analytics. RRE is used by enterprises with massive data, performance and multi-platform requirements that need to drive down the cost of Big Data. RRE runs on industry-leading data platforms, and integrates with business intelligence, data visualization, web and mobile apps to build solutions that drive game changing business insights and value.

About Open Source (News - Alert) R

R is the most widely used statistical language with more than two million users worldwide. Top university talent are graduating with R skills, ready to help global enterprises innovate and realize value from Big Data. Revolution Analytics contributes to the growing R community with open-source contributions, user group sponsorships, and free Revolution R Enterprise licenses to academia.

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